Where is North Balfern?

North Balfern is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, three miles south of the town of Wigtown, 60 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 92 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 291 miles north-west of London. North Balfern lies six miles south-west of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. North Balfern falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for North Balfern is Newton Stewart.

North Balfern on a map

Bounding box showing extent of North Balfern
Location of North Balfern within the UK

Which county is North Balfern in?

North Balfern is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is North Balfern in Wigtown?

North Balfern is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of North Balfern within Wigtown

What is the postcode for North Balfern?

The nearest postcode to the centre of North Balfern is DG8 9DB.

Where is North Balfern in DG8?

North Balfern is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of North Balfern within DG8

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What is the post town for North Balfern?

The post town for North Balfern is Newton Stewart. North Balfern is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of North Balfern?

The centre of North Balfern is located at position 54.83015° latitude and -4.43647° longitude.

Latitude54.83015°
Longitude-4.43647°

What is the easting and northing of North Balfern?

The centre of North Balfern is located at the grid reference easting 243594 and northing 551090 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting243594
Northing551090

What are the nearest towns to North Balfern?

Position of North Balfern relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of North Balfern to the centre of the town.

3m
North Balfern is 3 miles south of Wigtown
7m
North Balfern is 7 miles north of Whithorn
10m
North Balfern is 10 miles south of Newton Stewart
11m
North Balfern is 11 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
16m
North Balfern is 16 miles west of Kirkcudbright
21m
North Balfern is 21 miles south-west of New Galloway
22m
North Balfern is 22 miles west of Castle Douglas
24m
North Balfern is 24 miles east of Stranraer
26m
North Balfern is 26 miles west of Dalbeattie
33m
North Balfern is 33 miles south-east of Girvan

What are the nearest cities to North Balfern?

Position of North Balfern relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of North Balfern to the centre of the city.

60m
North Balfern is 60 miles west of Carlisle
72m
North Balfern is 72 miles south of Glasgow
85m
North Balfern is 85 miles north-west of Lancaster
91m
North Balfern is 91 miles south of Stirling
92m
North Balfern is 92 miles south-west of Edinburgh
102m
North Balfern is 102 miles north-west of Preston
112m
North Balfern is 112 miles north of Bangor
113m
North Balfern is 113 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
114m
North Balfern is 114 miles west of Durham
115m
North Balfern is 115 miles north-west of Liverpool

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